RAPPER Wavy Navy Pooh has reportedly been shot and killed in Miami.
The quality control star, whose real name is Shandler Beaubien, was shot and killed Friday night while driving with two children in the car.
The drive-by shooting took place in Kendall, Florida, a suburb of Miami.
According to police, Beaubien was driving a Toyota Camry at the time of the shooting.
A one-year-old boy was sitting in a car seat in the front seat and a five-year-old boy was sitting in the back of the car with an adult woman while Beaubien was driving, according to Detective Alvaro Zabaleta, a police spokesman. Miami-Dade Police Department.
Zabaleta said one of the children was celebrating a birthday.
The two children and the adult woman were left unharmed, according to police.
Police said the shooter was in a four-door gray Lexus that was speeding westward on Southwest 152nd Street, according to Zabaleta.
The rapper was shot down at the intersection of Southwest 152nd Street and 127th Avenue, near Miami Zoo.
The investigation caused the Covid test site at the Miami Zoo to shut down until Saturday, according to the county.
Beaubien has over 68,000 followers on Instagram. Many posts were made on social media on Friday as news of his death began circulating.
According to Quality Control Music, the label first reached out to the rapper via Instagram, leading to his signing with the group.
The record company, founded in 2013, has developed many famous artists, including Migos, Lil Yachty, City Girls and Lil Baby.
Wavy Navy Pooh’s debut album MIAMI (Murder Is A Major Issue) was released in 2020.
The album’s most popular track is the titular one. The music video for the song features Beaubien with a gun, a staged murder scene and actual footage of police officers at crime scenes.
The music video has been viewed on Youtube over 206,000 times.
Wavy Navy Pooh told the label he had big dreams for the future.
“Hip hop inspired me because I’ve always seen a resort for people like myself coming from nowhere,” the rapper said of the song, according to the company’s website.
“I want to be a legend when it’s all said and done. I want the world to know the other side of Miami.”
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